Speaker Date Topic
Michael Shearer May 26, 2020
Akron Beacon Journal

Michael Shearer is the editor of the Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com and a regional editor for GateHouse Ohio

Highly successful executive editor and business leader with extensive media experience. Known as an innovative and skilled communicator with a track record of growing digital readership on emerging platforms.

Jacqui Flaherty-Ricchiuti Jun 02, 2020
Meet the CEO Series: Keep Akron Beautiful

Keep Akron Beautiful is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve Akron’s quality of life through beautification and responsible environmental management.

The Executive Director & CEO of Keep Akron Beautiful (KAB) since December 2014, she is also a member of Leadership Akron and a graduate of “Core 34”. 

Jim Mullen Jun 09, 2020
Meet the CEO Series: President & CEO of United Way

President & CEO of United Way since 2015.  United Way envisions a community where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, financial stability and healthy lives.

His leadership direction focuses on systematic change and growth accomplished through strong volunteer leadership, innovative approaches and long-term community solutions.

Mike Solosky Jun 16, 2020
Haven of Rest Ministries

Haven of Rest is a Christ-centered ministry that provides hope, healing, and recovery for men and women facing life-dominating problems, such as homelessness and addiction.

Development Officer, Donor Relations of Haven of Rest Ministries for the past 14 years.  He is helping to raise awareness about the ministry and raise friends and funds.

Doug Piekarz Jun 23, 2020
Meet the CEO Series

A Conservation Biologist and President and CEO of the Akron Zoo for the past 20 years.

“I’m here to save the world”- If I were to boil everything else away, everything that I do is all about making sure humanity and wildlife have a future.”

Patrick O'Neil Jun 30, 2020
Addressing the Club

Join us in thanking Pat for his time and service.

Dr. Rob McGregor Jul 07, 2020
Inducting new President

Join us for the induction of Dr. Rob McGregor

Perry Clark Jul 14, 2020
Truly Reaching You

Truly Reaching You is committed to helping men, reentering the community from incarceration and/or addiction, transition into healthy lifestyles, renewed attitudes, and positive relationships through Christian principles. ... Truly Reaching You is the only holistic faith- based reentry program in Ohio.

Perry started the nonprofit Truly Reaching You (TRY) in 1999 after he finished a 10-year sentence for drug-related crimes.